ID Date Type Description Summary
127 1922-06-24 Letter Kirchwey outlines his own understanding of the purposes behind creating a Uniform Contract in the first place. These in...
130 1922-06-26 Miscellaneous Extensive documentation concerning the Uniform Exhibition Contract. Hays is being careful to construct the contract in ...
3292 1922-06-26 Letter Noting the exhibitors want the arbitration clause eliminated. They also wanted other minor amendments, including a spec...
3293 1922-06-30 Letter On another amendment proposed by MPTOA, relating to an advance deposit: The distributors claim that payment on account o...
3295 1922-06-30 Letters routine letters arranging meetings on uniform contract discussions
51 1922-07-01 Miscellaneous Items concerning the formation of the National Exchange Managers Association to foster the common interests of distribut...
1 1922-07-06 Court proceedings N.Y. Supreme Court - Hinman's ruling that newsreels cannot be placed outside the control of the Motion Picture Commiss...
6 1922-07-07 Memo MPPDA public relations activity. Proposed organization and role of Committee of Fifteen. Suggestion for formation of lo...
7 1922-07-07 Record of meeting Relationships between the various committees; restatement of the aims of the Public Relations Committee (CPR); employmen...
53 1922-07-11 Correspondence This material relates to meetings of the Law Committee, mainly routine correspondence confirming meeting dates in 1922 ...
119 1922-07-11 Clipping Decision by Judge Hinman that newsreels (in this case containing a Path bathing beauty) should be subject to the same ce...
3294 1922-07-14 Letter The intention is that if a uniform contract is adopted for 1922-23 product, contracts already taken out should be carrie...
3296 1922-07-24 Letter Lists MPPDA concessions to exhibitors to date.
204 1922-07-25 Resolution The MPPDA disapproves and condemns the practice of portraying Mexicans in a derogatory and objectionable manner, and res...
8 1922-08-15 Record of meeting Appointment of Col. Jason Joy as Executive Officer; "Mr. Will Hays gave an inspiring report of his visit to Hollywood an...
128 1922-08-16 Letter Cohen argues that since the MPPDA and MPTOA have reached an impasse over the Uniform Contract, they should turn to repre...
129 1922-08-26 Letter The justification for the Film Boards of Trade (Film Clubs) by the man who claims to have originated them. Includes det...
3297 1922-09-01 Contract draft Draft of uniform contract by MPTOA, with contentious points underlined.
9 1922-09-05 Letter Proposal for Warner studio cooperation with the Public Relations Committee. Describes public relations progress of Commi...
10 1922-09-12 Memo Proposals for MPPDA public relations action, arising from meeting of 08-15-1922. Involves national headquarters of affi...
198 1922-09-12 Correspondence This is a record of the acceptance of various film corporations into different classes of membership in the MPPDA, from ...
11 1922-09-15 Minutes Includes resolution to commission a study on the distribution of non-theatrical films, with which the Federal Council of...
71 1922-09-15 Record of meeting Public relations previewing resolution on non-theatrical films
42 1922-09-16 Memo Distribution of non-theatrical motion pictures. Burgess feels that the promotion of film use in schools and churches wi...
3298 1922-09-28 Letter On arbitration clause.
12 1922-09-30 Letter Warner Bros.' guardedly negative reaction to Hays' proposals for the public relations Committee, contained in his letter...
13 1922-10-18 Letter Discussing the promotion of non-theatrical, pedagogic, and religious films as agents of "international amity," and as im...
14 1922-10-18 Record of meeting Includes agreement on previewing procedures and on action to be followed following preview; rationalization of the multi...
41 1922-10-29 Report Distribution Gives physical cost of handling film, per reel, for five companies. Includes total reels shipped, cost pe...
115 1922-10-29 Questionnaire Requests financial information (salaries. postage, cartage etc.), in order to ascertain "the cost of handling posters an...
15 1922-11-06 Bulletin/circular Purportedly verbatim comments from those who have previewed non-theatrical films, including 6 educational films from Fox...
16 1922-11-06 Bulletin/circular 'Excerpts from Typical Letters': public reaction in support of cleaning up the movies. Names and home towns of the auth...
3249 1922-11-07 Pamphlet The Massachusetts Verdict and Its Significance. Describes the campaign against State Censorship in Massachusetts in Nove...
3219 1922-11-09 Letters Arranging meetings with company publicity directors -- routine.
33 1922-11-10 Memo Report on recent activities of the Public Relations Committee: distribution of Declaration of Purpose, letter-writing, p...
17 1922-11-13 Record of meeting public relations previewing comments not to be used as publicity by producers without consent of organizations
3280 1922-11-20 Letter Letter of advice from the Arbitration Society of America, written at Hays request, on the wording of the arbitration cla...
3300 1922-12-01 Letter Draft of Legal opinion on damages resulting from a broken contract. Refers to Frohlich and Schwartz, The Law of Motion ...
35 1922-12-06 Letter Re new copyright legislation. If we become members of the Berne Copyright Union it would result in a tremendous saving t...
2032 1922-12-06 Bill Bill to Amend the Copyright Law; Tentative draft of Bill to Amend the Copyright Law and Permit the United States to Ente...
36 1922-12-09 Letter Seeks comment on the copyright legislation. Includes a copy of the bill itself.
18 1922-12-12 Record of meeting The question of classifying films following preview: sub-committee formed to consider what action to take. (Their report...
60 1922-12-16 Letter Concerns the successful introduction of movies on a train trip from Chicago to St. Louis. Contains a description of the...
72 1922-12-20 Report religious films -- "there is great need for improvement in the purely religious films designed for use in churches." M...
2017 1922-12-20 Report Report of Sub-Committee of Committee on Public Relations, makes proposals about adaptation, need for improvement in reli...
19 1922-12-22 Telegram Hamner expresses his concern that Public Relations Committee was not consulted before Hays commented on Arbuckle case.
73 1922-12-22 Telegram Joy advises release of statement saying Arbuckle will not re-enter industry until the matter has been discussed with Com...
20 1922-12-23 Miscellaneous Summary of responses by committee members (including resignations) to Hays' report on Arbuckle case; miscellaneous perso...
21 1922-12-23 Telegram Hays explains his controversial statement on the Arbuckle case, which advocated Christian charity rather than outright c...
74 1922-12-23 Memo Public relations committee opinions on Arbuckle case - committee not consulted before Hays action to reinstate Arbuckle ...
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